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David Weissman

About me


I was raised in South Florida where I grew up fishing, boating, rooting for the Dolphins, and spending entirely too much time in the sun. After finishing high school in Fort Lauderdale, I attended Florida State University, home of the Seminoles. After graduating, I went to the Florida State University College of Law where I obtained my Juris Doctorate in 1989.


I moved back to South Florida where I began practicing law. I was fortunate enough to have a successful run with my own firm for almost twenty years. During this time, I was instrumental in growing the firm from a two attorney shop into an 11 attorney/ 50 support staff firm with two offices. I devoted my practice to fighting for the rights of the injured and aggrieved, dedicating 100% of my efforts to the rights of the individual, be it personal injury, social security disability or insurance/ contract disputes. I tried over 100 cases to completion in Florida and was successful in obtaining great results- largely by virtue of outworking the other guy. I developed many of the traits that serve me well today- organization, hard work, and a single- minded desire to do the best job possible for my clients.


Far more important though, it was there I met my beautiful wife Rosy. After being blessed with two great little girls, Jennifer and Jessica, we took a look at the proverbial landscape and determined West Palm Beach was not the place to raise kids. Our travels ultimately brought us to Middle Tennessee. I have found this to be the perfect place for us- peaceful, friendly and a heavy emphasis on education. Additionally, we love the people. Tennessee deserves its reputation as the "friendliest place in the country".


Since moving to Tennessee, I have become active at GracePointe Church, learned to love country music and generally spent a lot of quality time raising my kids. I still fish, boat, and spend entirely too much time in the sun. Now, however, I root for the Titans!


Professionally, it was a priority to find a firm committed to providing the best representation available. I firmly believe the client deserves nothing less. Over the course of my career, I have earned certain accolades that reflect this dedication. I am AV rated by Martindale Hubble (the highest rating a lawyer can achieve) and a longtime member of Best Lawyers in America. It was important to me to join a like-minded group. In that regard, I have been blessed to join Hollins, Raybin, and Weissman. This is a great group that works hard, loves the law and places the priority on the client's needs and results. I look forward to a long future in the Nashville legal community, and believe I am in a perfect place to make this happen.


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Languages spoken: Spanish

Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Car Accident: 50%
  2. Personal Injury: 25%
  3. Motorcycle Accident: 25%

Payment

Fees:

Free consultation (60 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Benjamin Kraft Raybin

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    Benjamin Raybin Criminal defense Attorney
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  • Frederick Walter Hoethke

    I endorse this lawyer. David is an excellent attorney! He is extremely personable very caring with each of his clients. Additionally, he is very knowledgeable in the law.

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    Frederick Hoethke Personal injury Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

Raybin & Weissman, P.C.

424 Church Street
Suite 2120
Nashville, TN, 37219

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
TNActive200606/16/2016
FLMember in Good Standing198906/21/2016
UTInactive200407/14/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
AV Rated since 1995Martindale-Hubbell2010
Law and Leading American Attorneys since 1999Law and Leading American Attorneys2010
Best Lawyers in America since 1999Best Lawyers in America2007
Board CertifiedFlorida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education2005
Board CertifiedFlorida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education2004
Board CertifiedFlorida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education2003
Board CertifiedFlorida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education2002
Board CertifiedFlorida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education2001
Board CertifiedFlorida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education2000
Board CertifiedFlorida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education1999
Board CertifiedFlorida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education1998
Board CertifiedFlorida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education1997
Board CertifiedFlorida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education1996
Board CertifiedFlorida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education1995
Board CertifiedFlorida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education1994
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerHollins, Raybin and Weissman2008 - Present
AttorneyWinder and Haslam2005 - 2007
Managing PartnerRosenthal & Weissman1989 - 2004
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
First StepsBoard of Directors2008 - Present
Nashville Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Association of Trial Lawyers of AmericaMemberN/A
Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers, Membership CommitteeEagle MemberN/A
Palm Beach County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Salt Lake County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Utah State BarMemberN/A
Tennessee Bar AssociationMemberN/A
National Organization of Social Security Claimants’ RepresentativesMemberN/A
Tennessee Association for JusticeMemberN/A
Park City AcademyBoard of Trustees2005 - 2006
Palm Beach County Trial Lawyers AssociationBoard of Directors1997 - 1998
Florida Bar, Workers Compensation Rules CommitteeMember1995 - 1996
Florida Bar, Workers' Compensation Law SectionExecutive Council1995 - 2004
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Florida State University College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1989
Florida State UniversityCommunicationBA - Bachelor of Arts1986
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Where Personal Injury Law and Disability Law IntersectPersonal Injury and Social Security Disability2010
Auto Accident Evidence and ReconstructionCar Accident Evidence and Accident Reconstruction2008
Florida Workers Compensation ConventionCase Law Update2003
Florida Workers Compensation ConventionCase Law Update2002
Florida Workers Compensation ConventionCase Law Update2001
Florida Workers Compensation ConventionCase Law Update2001
Florida Workers Compensation ConventionCase Law Update2000
Florida Workers Compensation ConventionCase Law Update1999